Susan Hunston is Professor of English Language at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has previously taught at Mindanao State University, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Surrey. She specialises in corpus linguistics and discourse analysis and has published over 50 articles on the expression of stance or evaluation, especially in academic prose, on the use of corpora to describe the grammar and lexis of English, and on the interface between corpus and discourse studies.
She is author of Corpus Approaches to Evaluation: Phraseology and evaluative language (2011/Routledge) and of Corpora in Applied Linguistics(2002/CUP). She is co-author of Pattern Grammar: a corpus-driven approach to the lexical grammar of English (1999/Benjamins) and co-editor of Evaluation in Text: authorial stance and the construction of discourse (2000/OUP) and System and Corpus: exploring the connections(2005/Equinox).